43 min

Flash Back to the Future: Mosquitoes, UBI, Coronavirus Flash Forward

    • Science

Today is a very special ~~surprise~~ episode! I’ve been thinking about how to revisit old episodes, and give you folks updates on things that have happened since we covered certain futures. Sometimes things warrant more than a social media post, but not quite a whole new episode. So here’s a little experiment! On this episode, we revisit three futures and you get some juicy, fresh updates. We talk about a mosquito experiment gone wrong, a UBI experiment gone right, and what the heck is going on with coronavirus. 
If you like this, let me know? There are a few other episodes I think are worth an update (The census is this year! A DNA testing company we covered was bought out by a lab that works with law enforcement! People in Sweden are flying way less!) and if you like this I’ll definitely do another. 
Sources:


Dr. Cameron Webb — mosquito expert, University of Sydney


Dr. Amy Castro Baker — assistant professor at University of Pennsylvania


Dr. Stacia Martin-West — assistant professor at University of Tennessee, Knoxville


Alexandra Phelan — Center for Global Health Science and Security, Georgetown University


→ → → Further reading on today’s episode can be found here ← ← ←

Flash Forward is produced by me, Rose Eveleth. The intro & outtro music for this episode are by Hussalonia.
Get in touch:  Twitter // Facebook // Reddit // info@flashforwardpod.com
Support the show: Patreon // Donorbox
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Today is a very special ~~surprise~~ episode! I’ve been thinking about how to revisit old episodes, and give you folks updates on things that have happened since we covered certain futures. Sometimes things warrant more than a social media post, but not quite a whole new episode. So here’s a little experiment! On this episode, we revisit three futures and you get some juicy, fresh updates. We talk about a mosquito experiment gone wrong, a UBI experiment gone right, and what the heck is going on with coronavirus. 
If you like this, let me know? There are a few other episodes I think are worth an update (The census is this year! A DNA testing company we covered was bought out by a lab that works with law enforcement! People in Sweden are flying way less!) and if you like this I’ll definitely do another. 
Sources:


Dr. Cameron Webb — mosquito expert, University of Sydney


Dr. Amy Castro Baker — assistant professor at University of Pennsylvania


Dr. Stacia Martin-West — assistant professor at University of Tennessee, Knoxville


Alexandra Phelan — Center for Global Health Science and Security, Georgetown University


→ → → Further reading on today’s episode can be found here ← ← ←

Flash Forward is produced by me, Rose Eveleth. The intro & outtro music for this episode are by Hussalonia.
Get in touch:  Twitter // Facebook // Reddit // info@flashforwardpod.com
Support the show: Patreon // Donorbox
Subscribe: iTunes // Soundcloud // Spotify
Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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